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In a shrewd manner.  Synonyms: acutely, astutely, sapiently, shrewdly.  "He was acutely insightful"

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"Sagaciously" Quotes from Famous Books

... also that the children did not know, and that their parents did not see fit to tell them as yet. But she had a passion for telling and hearing news, and would rather gossip with a child than not gossip at all. "Never you mind, Master Robin," she said, nodding sagaciously. "Little ...
— A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others • Various

... he replied, 'that it was—for upon that he only sagaciously shook his head and was silent. However, as I said nothing, knowing well that some folks would die if they retained a secret, though they never would part with it for the asking, Curio began again, soon as he despaired of any question from me, and said "he could tell me what was ...
— Aurelian - or, Rome in the Third Century • William Ware

... fashion liberated Egypt from the terror of the threatened invasion. Probably the existence of mice-mummies may be accounted for in this way, and if—resorting to no violent supposition—we presume in the good work which the tiny patriots so sagaciously accomplished that their cousins-german the rats were assistant, the whole matter receives a satisfactory explanation. The hypothesis, it is submitted, is not without plausible recommendations on its behalf. ...
— The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 3, March, 1852 • Various

... lifting up his finger, and nodding sagaciously to Walter. Softly dropped the yellow-dun upon the water, and swiftly did it glide before the gaze of the latent trout; and now the trout seemed aroused from his apathy, behold he moved forward, balancing himself on his fins; now he slowly ascended towards ...
— Eugene Aram, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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